New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) Turmeric and jeera prices fell Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale kirana market in the national capital today on sluggish demand from retailers and stockists amid adequate stocks.

Besides, increased arrivals from producing regions and weakening trend in futures market put pressure on the select spice prices.

Turmeric prices declined by Rs 100 to conclude at Rs 8,100-11,000 per quintal.

Jeera common and jeera best quality also declined by Rs 100 each to conclude at Rs 19,400-19,600 and Rs 22,200-22,700 per quintal.

Marketmen said subdued demand from retailers and stockists against sufficient stocks pulled down turmeric and jeera prices.

Following are today’s quotations (in Rs): Ajwain (per kg) 95-155, black pepper (per kg) 440-590, betel-nut (kg) 260-350, cardamom brown-Jhundiwali (kg) 690-710 and cardamom brown-Kanchicut (kg) 750-1,050, cardamom small (kg)- chitridar 1,000-1,100, cardamom (colour robin) 925-950, cardamom bold 950-975, cardamom extra (bold) 1,050-1,070, cloves 530-610, chirounji (kg) Rs 770-900, cinnamon (kg) Rs 160-170, coriander (qntl) Rs 6,100-12,400, dry mango (qntl) Rs 6,000-23,500, dry ginger (qntl) Rs 12,200-17,200, kalaunji (qntl) Rs 10,800-11,000, mace-Red (kg) Rs 900-1,175, mace-Yellow (kg) Rs 970-990, methi (qntl) Rs 7,000-18,500, makhana (kg) Rs 575-700, nutmeg (kg) Rs 450-470, poppy seed (China) Rs 580-600 kg, poppy seed (U.P) Rs 570-590 kg, poppy seed (MP-RAJ) Rs 590-610 kg, red chillies (qntl) Rs 6,000-15,500, saffron Irani Rs 100-110 (per gram), saffron Kashmiri Rs 120-140 (per gram), saunf (qntl) Rs 8,500-15,000, turmeric (qntl) Rs 8,100-11,000, tamarind (qntl) Rs 6,000-7,500, tamarind without seed (qntl) Rs 11,000-13,000, tea (kg) Rs 95-285, watermelon kernel (kg)Rs 140-150, jeera common (qntl) Rs 19,400-19,600 and jeera best (qntl) Rs 22,200-22,700.

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